Many people usually underestimate the importance of business management but the truth is that businesses cannot survive without effective management. Managing a restaurant business can be quite difficult because of factors such as intensified competition, rising costs and increased margins.
Through interactive pop-up street art, British Airways unveiled the top six getaways this Valentine's Day. Based on desirability and popularity, the airline named London, Paris, New York, Rome, Mauritius and Victoria Falls as this year's most romantic escapes.
From Saturday 13 to Tuesday 16 February 2016, the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will give Nelson Mandela Bay residents the chance to get up close and personal with some of South Africa's most prestigious naval ships.
Most people associate safaris with being outdoors under South Africa's fierce summer sun. What is not commonly known is that the best time to head out into the bush is during the autumn months to enjoy the large variety of indigenous fauna that our land shares with us.
Two sisters, Moira Johnston and Nicky Rosin, came together to solve a problem most organisations and people struggle with at some point or another - finding the right space for your event. They created EventRoom, launched recently, and made finding a venue, big or small, for any event from a bachelor party to a wedding, from team building to expo, easy to find and at your fingertips. I asked Moira and Nicky to share their story with us.
Overall SA tourist arrivals are down -6.8% for 2015 compared to arrivals recorded during 2014, despite a strong finish for South African tourism in the final quarter.
The tourism industry has become one of the critical sectors that will boost growth and job creation this year. According to Charnel Kara, Tourism Specialist for FNB Business. "While the tourism sector contributes a significant portion to South Africa's GDP, its impact will be even more significant as the country faces the possibility of a recession, and the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) having cut its growth forecast to 0.9% from 1.5% for this year."
Offering visitors and locals the opportunity to explore the natural beauty of the Garden Route, the Garden Route Walking Fest will take place over the Easter Weekend. The fest offers 52 walks between George, Knysna, Plett, Natures Valley and Storms River.
The waterfront Mauritian hideaway, Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa in Mauritius, celebrated its grand opening on 11 December 2016. The resort Resort and Spa has been extensively remodelled; its 200 rooms and suites offer infinite views across the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean and guests have exclusive access to Ilot Mangenie, a private island.
Tourist arrivals from South Africa to the Emirate have grown over 50% since the opening of the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) office in Johannesburg in March 2015.
Around 3.5 billion couples are getting ready to celebrate Valentine's Day on February 14. Many of them are on the move and discovering somewhere new to celebrate love this year.
In a first of tourism products in South Africa and the Southern African Development Community (SADC), CapeNature's Kogelberg, Robberg and Goukamma Nature Reserves have been awarded the ECO Certification by Ecotourism Australia.